There are always situations when you come across unwanted items and websites when you search for something in Google search. If you are bothered by unwanted websites showing up in the search results, you have an option to block them in both Google Chrome and Firefox. Here’s a quick guide to help you block websites from different search results in Google Chrome and Firefox.
How to Block Unwanted Sites from Search Results in Firefox
If you are a Firefox user, you can easily block specific websites from appearing in the search results using a very useful extension known as Hide Unwanted Search Results from Google Search. To get started, just head over to the Mozilla add-ons repository and install the extension.
Once installed, just go to the add-on page in Firefox and go to its Settings.
It will open a new popup window where you can specify the links you want to block from the Google search results page. All you have to do is enter the URL in the field provided and click on Add. Now, whenever you search for anything, it will not display the search results from the specified URLs.
How to block Google search results in Google Chrome
If you are a Google Chrome user, you can easily block websites appearing in search results page using an official extension by Google known as Personal Blocklist. Compared to Mozilla Firefox, this extension is way more simpler and easier to use. What this extension does is that it adds an option under the search results page in Google which can be used to block websites from appearing.
To get started, just go to Chrome Web Store and install Personal Blocklist for Google Chrome. Now, search for anything you want and you will notice a “Block [Website]” link below each search result. Just click on it and it will stop the website from appearing in Google Search results.
If you decide you want to unblock any URL from the blocklist, just click on the extension icon and unblock it from the popup window that appears.
There you go guys. A simple way to stop unwanted search results from appearing in Google Search in both Google Chrome and Firefox. Feel free to share you thoughts using the comments section below.